HyperDic: new_amsterdam

English > 1 sense of the expression New Amsterdam:
NOUNlocationNew Amsterdama settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island
English > New Amsterdam: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York.
Instance ofcolony, settlementA body of people who settle far from home / home / home but maintain ties with their homeland
Part ofNew York, New York City, Greater New YorkThe largest city in New York State and in the United States
SpanishNew Amsterdam, Nueva Ámsterdam
CatalanNew Amsterdam

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